Budapest’s Best Gyms (2020)

There are numerous gyms dotted around the city whether you seek a running machine and some weights or somewhere to carry on your Crossfit training. You’ll be pleased to hear that the gyms in Budapest are cheap and most let you book/pay 1 session at a time – Ideal for those who aren’t in the city for long.

Here are the spots that made our list:

Fitness2000: An enormous and modern facility with a full range of fitness and spa services, Fitness2000 offers a variety of classes, training options, and even beauty treatments.

Address: Budapest, Serény u. 2, 1203
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Flex Gym: Pure and old-school, Flex Gym is hailed as one of the best body-building gyms in Budapest, with the squat racks to prove it.

Address: Budapest, Márvány u. 17, 1012
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Peak Gold Gym: The unique colour scheme isn’t the only reason this gym stands out from the crowd – it offers state-of-the-art equipment and a full selection of top-quality dietary supplements from their online store.

Address: Budapest, Üllői út 765, 1182
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Mecca Gym: The helpful and friendly staff are largely responsible for the inclusive atmosphere of this gym, making it a great one for newcomers and old-timers alike.

Address: Budapest, Béke u. 23, 1135
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Arnold Gym: A well-equipped gym and sports centre, Arnold Gym has been operating for over 25 years and offers a full range of facilities and classes to suit your every fitness need. It also offers professional sauna, solarium, and massage services.

Address: Budapest, Szépvölgyi út 15, 1037
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Tempel Fit 2: There are lots of little extras at Tempel Fit that set it apart from the crowd and keep your workout interesting, too: a Technogym Kinesis wall, for example, and the sugarless soft drinks available free of charge are a nice touch.

Address: Budapest, Dózsa György út 19, 1146
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Thor Gym: For strength, conditioning, and functional training, Thor Gym is the place to go. They offer Cross Fit, kettlebell training and TRX, with dedicated, professional trainers on hand to help.

Address: Budapest, Nándorfejérvári út 40, 1116
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A Fitness Blaha: An affordable fitness centre with new machines and an extensive free weights area, A Fitness is new on the scene of Budapest’s gyms, bringing with it a fresh feel and dynamic crowd.

Address: Budapest, Rákóczi út 60, 1074
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SXL Fitness and Gym: SXL is the place to come if your current workout routine is starting to feel a little stale – the SXL crew offer fun, unique training sessions to keep you interested, such as Mobility Hour, Functional Training, and BodyArt conditioning classes.

Address: Budapest, Fogarasi út 47, 1148
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Fitness Five & Gym: Fitness5 is a series of refurbished gyms across Budapest with new names and new designs, including updated machines and fitness equipment: think Technogym condensers, Life Fitness, and a Biotech and Nutrend Supplement buffet. There’s also free wifi and drinks.

Address: Budapest, Pünkösdfürdő u. 54, 1039
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All You Can Move: AYCM is a fitness organisation that offers various different membership packages aimed at suiting your different budgets and timetables. Their best is the AYCM SportPass, which gives you unlimited use of hundreds of different sports facilities across the country.

Address: Budapest, Károlyi utca 11, 1053
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GymCity: A light and spacious facility staffed by friendly fitness professionals, this gym is easily accessible and affordable. It also offers day passes, making it a great choice for travellers.

Address: Budapest, Lomb u. 16, 1139
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Nr1Fitness Oktogo: With two 24 hour gyms in Budapest and a membership option that allows access to both, Nr1 also offers free, pre-made workout plans. It’s a convenient option for those living in the city with limited free time to spend at the gym.

Address: Budapest, Aradi u. 8, Oktogon-ház, 1062
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Tempel Fit: With lots of space and a wall of windows affording plenty of light, Tempelfit offers great value for money and all the amenities of a modern, well-equipped fitness centre.  

Address: Budapest, Székely Mihály u., 1061
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Lantos Johnny Fitness: There’s a touch of the old-school to this gym, which is great for body-building and strength training. It’s a fun and friendly place, however, and everyone is welcomed regardless of fitness goals or experience,

Address: Budapest, Üllői út 243, 1191
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SmartFit: Low-key and almost cosy, this gym comes with a relaxed atmosphere and a full range of free and fixed weights, cardio machines, and fitness classes.  

Address: Budapest, Király u. 8, 1061
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Victory Fitness: Dedicated not only to physical but also mental health, Victory Fitness invites professional trainers and industry experts to give regular workshops and mini-talks on new trends and techniques. It also offers a Sunday Bootcamp with one of their full-time trainers.

Address: Budapest, Jégpalota Budapest, Homoktövis u. 1, 1048
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CrossFit B’Bros: Experienced coaches deliver well-structured and highly productive 60-minute sessions, aimed at improving all areas of their clients’ fitness.

Address: Budapest, Zichy Géza u. 12, 1142
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Egressy Fitness: One of the smaller gyms in Budapest, Egressy offers a personal and friendly vibe along with welcoming and knowledgeable staff. Great for newcomers.

Address: Budapest, 1149
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Westfit Gym: Westfit Gym has been carefully designed and laid out to maximise the space available, with separate rooms for TRX, cardio, and free weights and weight machines.  

Address: Budapest, Jókai u. 15, 1066
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Color Fitness: Color Fitness has a range of fitness, strength, and tone classes on offer, with some early morning sessions that start from 7 am. They also offer professional yoga classes in their dedicated yoga studio.

Address: Budapest, Váci u. 19, 1052
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Suhanj! Fitness: An integrated gym accessible for people with visual impairments and disabilities. Suhanj! is equipped with wheelchairs and disabled-access showers, as well as machines designed specifically for disabled users. It’s non-profit, too.

Address: Budapest, Tátra u. 6, 1136
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Gold Center: An enormous sports, beauty, and fitness centre and gym. Gold Center offers classes from yoga to Zumba, as well as access to indoor squash and football courts.

Address: Gold Center for Education and Sports Center
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Westend Sportarena: With an edgy, underground vibe, this fitness center sets itself further apart with its Hard Body Hang room, a collection of custom-built street workout equipment for calisthenic training. Great if you’re looking to spice up your workout a little.

Address: Budapest, Hegedűs Gyula u. 14, 1136
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Energia Fitnesz: Energia Fitnesz uses all new state-of-the-art Technogym and isotonic equipment and machinery, and has a community-minded, family oriented atmosphere.

Address: Budapest, Ráday Gedeon u. 27, 1183
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Kiss Life: Colourful décor, helpful staff, and a fun atmosphere make this gym a good choice for anyone starting a long-term fitness plan.

Address: Budapest, Tétényi út 63. I emelet, 1119
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Super Gym: Coaches and trainers are always on hand to talk through exercises and machines should you have any questions, and the facility offers both CrossFit and regular fitness training areas.

Address: Budapest, Hajós u. 25, 1065
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Sport Placc: Offers a full timetable of different classes aimed at suiting a variety of fitness goals and needs.

Address: Budapest, Tahi u. 69, 1135
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CoolFit Csepel: A well-equipped gym with a family atmosphere, CoolFit’s timetable is full of exciting workout classes for you to try, such as KondiMAX, SpartaForce, and FitKangoo.

Address: Budapest, 31, Vasas u., 1215
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Peak Gym Arena: This is a brash, noisy gym with an upbeat mood and positive vibe. They have an extensive online shop too.  

Address: Budapest, Kerepesi út 9, 1087
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Familia Fitness: There’s an emphasis on dance and gymnastics in the classes at this gym, which range from Pilates, to Fit Ball and Zumba.  

Address: Budapest, Fő u. 80, 1027
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Oxy Fitt Fitness:  A gym with a difference, at Oxy Fitt you can find not only a fitness centre but also an extensive and professional health and wellness spa centre. Services range from manicures, massages, and Lipo-massage with radio frequency shaping.

Address: Budapest, Timur u. 103, 1162
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CrossFit Tesseract: With various monthly and unlimited membership passes, if you’re serious about your workout routine, then this is the gym for you. The instructors all speak English too, so it’s a great option if you’re traveling but don’t want to give up your gym sessions.

Address: Budapest, 1138, Csavargyár u. 2, 1138
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Reebok CrossFit: Reebok CrossFit aims to create an inclusive, supportive CrossFit community, and exceeds all expectations in doing so: this box is full of like-minded and friendly trainers and clientele.

Address: Budapest, Hajógyári sziget 130, 1033
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Fit&Go!: Small and inclusive, a well-established and long-standing facility in Budapest’s fitness scene.

Address: Budapest, Kresz Géza utca 25., 1132
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Multifit Fitness Studio: Located in Budapest’s downtown next to the Hungarian State Opera, this is a professional gym that opens early – 7 am, except for Sundays – and offers both cosmetic and fitness services.

Address: Budapest, Lázár u. 9, 1065
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REDGYM Hungary: Primarily a boxing gym, REDGYM offers the facilities for fighter training such as free weights and punchbags. This is a serious gym, but one that has also created a family environment thanks to their dedicated and approachable trainers.

Address: Budapest, Kresz Géza u. 24, 1132
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Fitness & Health Centre: An exclusive health club by Marriott Budapest, this stylish fitness centre opens at 6 am during the week and affords great views of the city through floor-to-ceiling windows as you work out.  

Address: Budapest, Apáczai Csere János u. 4, 1052
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T-REX Fitness: A cool little gym loved by locals and visitors alike, T-REX Fitness is an independent centre that focuses mainly on TRX and functional crosstraining.

Address: Budapest, Kis Salétrom u. 2, 1085
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Life1: A spacious facility with a great number and variety of cardio machines, weights, fitness classes, and cross-training equipment. This centre is enormous so you’ll never find yourself queuing, and offers some different training sessions like kettlebell workouts and ariel yoga.

Address: Budapest, Jókai u. 40, 1065
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Tal Gur is a world traveler and personal development enthusiast. An adventurer at heart, after trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, Tal spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey continues as a location-independent blogger, lifestyle entrepreneur, and coach. Tal’s published two books: One Year to Freedom, a 1-Year Roadmap to Living Life on Your Own Terms; and, his most recent book and bestseller, The Art of Fully Living – 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World.

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